Borough offices will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. There is NO change in the trash/recycling pickup schedule.


The Historic Commission will be welcoming Santa to the Log House on Saturday, December 1! He'll be there from 10am - 2pm, so bring the kids down for a picture with Santa! The volunteers will also be collecting canned goods for the Lord's Pantry.

The Parks & Rec Commission is hosting the 3rd Annual Home for the Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Voting ends on 12/31. Click here for all of the details!

Toys for Tots - The Borough is currently participating in the 2018 Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign. Collection boxes are located in the lobbies of Borough Hall and the Police Department. Deadline is December 10.

Downingtown Good Neighbor Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 8. They are also having a Storefront Decorating Contest! Visit their website at for all the details! And don't miss the Cookie Crawl on Main Street from 1 - 3pm on parade day!

Operation Santa Claus: Santa will hop aboard Alert Fire Company's Tower 45 to make his annual ride around the Borough on Saturday, December 22, beginning at 9:00am. Visit Alert's website at for more info!


Borough Leaf Collection: Borough Leaf Collection ends on 12/7/18.

Downingtown Farmers Market: The Market will be at Kerr Park from 10am - Noon on December 1, 8, 15, 22. From January-April, the Market will be held the 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month from 10am-Noon. Visit their website at

Upcoming Events (The full list can be found on the EVENTS page of our website here.)

Saturday, December 1

  • Santa visits the Log House from 10:00am - 2:00pm (more info)

Saturday, December 1

Saturday, December 8

Borough Council News

Council News
The next Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Click here to view the meeting agenda.

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Borough of Downingtown
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